Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Breaking the Agenda (The Garnet Trilogy - Book 2)
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Series: The Garnet Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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When Magda is forced to return to Garnet, she tries to accept her fate. This is the place she has longed to be for many years. But her return means the loss of everyone she has ever loved, and it seems that something is very wrong here. She begins to question where her rightful place really is. The tale of Magda's mission and subsequent defection is one of discovery, friendship, love, and loss.
In The Dark
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Series: Refuge World, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Third and final story in the Kel's Story prologue plot arc within the Refuge World setting, following directly after Down The Cut. Kel finally finds and confronts the Warlord.
Jack O' Lantern
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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A poem for Halloween about the role played by that venerable pumpkin ghost we take for granted. Where did he come from? Why is he on our doorsteps and porches? And what is that whisper in the night? Are we really sure we're safe?
Complications (The Evolution Trilogy)
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Series: The Evolution Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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As begun in Hybrid, Vanessa Wester takes you back to the University of Southampton to reveal more twists and turns in The Evolution Trilogy. Life is full of complications, and sometimes it is hard to know if you made the right choice.
A Little Vampire Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The Gothic Vampire legend gets a demented and hysterical twist in this short story as a young teenage girl comes face to face with a tiny, tiny vampire.
A Luring Murder
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Series: The Catherine O'Brien Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Before the Fall Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The irreverent detective is back, and this time she’s on vacation. God help us all. Catherine O'Brien and her partner Louise are back for another fun filled adventure.
Goodbye, Padania
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Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Daria is a young woman from the south of Italy. Seduced by a priest, she never forgets and never forgives. Years later, she is in the independent, racist state of Padania, carved out of Italy. She has a contract to fulfil: a contract to kill. The look in her victim Mercurio’s eyes stops her, and from then on Daria herself is on the run. She does everything to give up killing, but can she?
Luminary
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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In this short story, Christie, a relapsed alcoholic, faces her first Christmas apart from her children. As she window-shops for gifts her ex-husband won’t allow her to give, she finds a family huddled around a fire in the alley behind the store. If she wants to offer help, she must face her own fractured heart.
Aurealis #56 Award Winners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Aurealis #56 is the second special Award Winners issue. Thoraiya Dyer's The ‘Fruit of the Pipal Tree’ won Best Fantasy Short Story. 'The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt', a raw autobiographical story, was joint winner in the Best Horror Short Story category. The author, Paul Haines, died in March this year after a battle with cancer, and didn't live to receive the Aurealis Award.
Annika's Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Eight year old Annika wants to do her part to help an underprivileged child have a Merry Christmas. But, when circumstances force her to make the toughest decision of her young life, what will she do? Annika's Christmas is a heart warming holiday story the whole family will enjoy. Merry Christmas.
Land of Shadows
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Series: The Legend of the Gate Keeper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Book #1 (The Legend of the Gate Keeper) Then the dance of blades began, each pair of arms whirling and pumping in an intricate series of thrusts and parries. Each appeared to have eight arms, as it seemed impossible only two could move with such tenacity! The steel-on-steel blows were so heavy that a shower of continuous sparks fired off in every direction. Each time the sky light up with a flash
The Drowning of Scott McGee
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Three friends experience tragedy on a camping trip. For years, Kevin and his friends had an annual tradition to go camping during the May long weekend at Shuswap Lake. But one year everything changed.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Muses of Wandering Passions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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Muses of Wandering Passions is the very definition of sadness and of loss. Its undiluted mourning grips the reader: within the starkness, the sincerity of recollections in fairness to the one causing the broken heart is touching:” That is what you meant to me: a light that shone through the darkness.” (Your smile, p. 56)
Extraordinary Customer Service
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
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Small size book..with a big prize message. A book on branding your small business to create a feeding frenzy and retain 110% + of your customers. Here's a blueprint of growth that will transform you, your business and your customers. Create extraordinary customer experiences that win customers for life. It reveals tips on going the extra mile. A transformational book on loyalty marketing.
The Gostynin Shul
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Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The Gostynin Shul - A Yiddish history mystery. A Yiddish historian finds herself fending off an enraged Hasidic group intent on preserving its reputation, and a Boston society matron desperate to preserve her family's wealth and status.
Barrenlands
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Series: The Changespell Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has nearly 40 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. Now available from the author, BARRENLANDS is a re-released Baen Fantasy: Magic, betrayal, and a twice-cursed exile--only one man's determination can untangle the deadly intrigue that binds them together. (Changespell Saga Prequel)
A Flash in the Pan?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Ever wonder why aliens don't visit Earth? Or what coffee a demon likes to drink? Or how bureaucracy could really screw up a grand space adventure? A Flash in the Pan? is a collection of speculative flash fiction stories that answers these questions and more. As featured in the Antipodean SF online magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Fifty Ways to Practice Speaking: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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This book is for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve speaking skills. By applying these methods, you will speak more correctly and more fluently. You don't need to be in an English-speaking country or in an English class to use this book. However, students already in a class can improve their speaking more quickly and easily.